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Decanter jug: C.293 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Clear lead glass, mould-blown, with applied decoration. Hollow stopper with ball finial above moulded gadrooning; trailing at neck and shoulder; chain trailing around belly; moulded vertical ribs over lower half of body; thick plain foot; handle with thumb piece.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.


17th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1670



Components of the work

Decanter Height 22.4 cm Width 14.5 cm
Stopper Length 12.2 cm Width 7.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Clear lead glass, mould-blown, with applied decoration

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.293 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 26903
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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